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Equal Access Walks

Persons requiring mobility assistance or the accompaniment of a service animal may make reservations for special docent-led Equal Access Guided Walks.

Winter Equal Access Walks (Dec-March)

Equal Access walks are available Fridays, weekends, and select holidays mid-December through March. Reservations are required. Tickets cost $7.00 plus a $3.99 reservation fee per person. In addition there is a $10.00 day-use parking fee charged per vehicle.

Reservations

Beginning November 1st, you may call ReserveCalifornia at 1-800-444-4445 to make a Equal Access Guided Walk reservation. 

What Should I Bring on the Tour? 

Elephant Seal Walks are conducted rain or shine. Winter weather can be very cold and windy, even on sunny days. Rain is frequent and the trail may be muddy with small puddles.

 Visitors should bring hooded rain gear,a warm jacket, layered clothing, and sturdy walking shoes. 
 Cameras and binoculars are welcome!
 For safety reasons, use of umbrellas are not permitted on the walks. 
 No food is allowed on the tour, but you may picnic in designated areas before or after the guided walk.
 Pets are not allowed in the park and cannot be left inside parked vehicles in the parking lot.
 Two guests are allowed with each person qualifying for an EA Guided Walk

Spring, Summer, Fall Equal Access Walks (April - Nov)

Equal Access walks are also available April-November for any day of the week, however reservations must be made with at least 2 weeks advance notice by emailing Ano.EqualAccess@parks.ca.gov. During April-November, tickets are not purchased, but there is still a day-use parking fee. Reservations are required.

Reservations

Beginning March 1st, you may email Ano.EqualAccess@parks.ca.gov or call (650) 879-2033. Reservation requests must be made by Thursday for the following weekend. Please allow 4 days for park staff to return your email or call. A park staff member will return your email to set up the reservation as soon as possible.

What Should I Bring on the Tour? 

Elephant Seal Walks are conducted rain or shine. Winter weather can be very cold and windy, even on sunny days. Rain is frequent and the trail may be muddy with small puddles.

 Visitors should bring hooded rain gear,a warm jacket, layered clothing, and sturdy walking shoes.
 Cameras and binoculars are welcome!
 For safety reasons, use of umbrellas are not permitted on the walks.
 No food is allowed on the tour, but you may picnic in designated areas before or after the guided walk.
 Pets are not allowed in the park and cannot be left inside parked vehicles in the parking lot.
 Two guests are allowed with each person qualifying for an EA Guided Walk

The entrance fee to the Park is $10.00 per car, paid at the park entrance station.